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OHNIG Newsletter  #30 ― April 2012 
Helen Ayers Managing News Editor, Research, News Coordinator
Jill King, OHNIG Chairperson News Reporter
 
Email: admin@ipnig.ca        Website:  www.ohnig.ca
  1. Sign of the Times! Time to Speak Up and Be Heard!
  2. OHNIG / IPNIG Joint Breakfast Meeting Announcement
  3. RNAO now has FORTY FOUR Best Practice Guidelines!
  4. Creating Vibrant Communities: RNAO's Challenge to Ontario's Political Parties
  5. News from Ontario Ministry of Labour
  6. News from the Ontario Government
  7. Interesting Information and News
  8. Are You Asking Your Employees? By Helen Ayers

1. Sign of the Times! Time to Speak Up and Be Heard!   Back to Top

It's always been said that Occupational Health Nurses work in isolation! Maybe not anymore! Occupational Health Nurses can you hear opportunity knocking at the door? – Click here for details

2. OHNIG / IPNIG Joint Breakfast Meeting Announcement   Back to Top

Saturday April 28 from 8am to 11am – Click here for details… OHNIG Education.

3. RNAO now has FORTY FOUR Best Practice Guidelines!  Back to Top

The guidelines are created to assist healthcare organizations in promoting safe, skilled and healthy work environments. The guidelines have now been translated into French, Chinese, Italian, Japanese and Spanish.  ... read more

4. Creating Vibrant Communities: RNAO's Challenge to Ontario's Political Parties  Back to Top

Each year RNAO decides on what areas will strengthen the health of Ontarian's. Recommendations are developed and presented to lobby support from government.  ... read more

5. News from Ontario Ministry of Labour  Back to Top

Two New Videos from Ministry of Labour for Lab and Shop Safety in Schools and MSDs  ...  read more

6. News from the Ontario Government  Back to Top

March 19, 2012 Improving Mental Health Services For Children And Youth. ...  read more

7. Interesting Information and News  Back to Top

CBC Doc Zone “Age of Anxiety” Video! - Click on “full episode” ( 45:12 minutes. Anxiety is being called the disease of the 21st century. Everybody seems to be either afflicted - or knows someone who is. According to the World Health Organization, disorders related to “dread” are the most prevalent mental illness on the globe at the moment.. ...  read more

8. Are You Asking Your Employees? by Helen Ayers  Back to Top

Smoking Cessation is one of the best ways to improve the health of workers who smoke and their co-workers. Has your organization gone smoke free on the property? Are you familiar with integrating smoking cessation into your daily practice as an Occupational Health nurse?..  read more